Archive for South Northants Cricket League
RESULTS – 15/07/2017
RESULTS – 08/07/2017
SNCL Div 4 South: Wicken defeat top of the table Crown and Winslow beat Thornborough A by seven wickets
By Darren Stanger
In the South Northants Division Four South second placed Wicken ensured that the title race continued until the final week of the season as they defeated top of the table Crown by 129 runs.
Liam Wright top scored with a wonderful innings of 63 as Wicken set a huge target of 222-4. Basil Lall also batted well with a great innings of 56.
Wicken’s bowlers were also performing well as Crown were bowled all out for just 95. Avi Baroowa was the pick of the Wicken bowlers taking 4-11. Callum Roberts also bowled well from his spell taking 2-34.
Crown remain top with 292 points with Wicken hot on their heels with 284 points with one game left to play.
Winslow defeated Thornborough A by seven wickets. Chris Cox and Simon Edwards were joint top scorers for Thornborough A with 18 apiece as Winslow skittled Thornborough A all out for 111. Mike Callaghan took a respectable 3-15 for Winslow.
Harry Bishop hit an unbeaten 39 for Winslow as they reached the target scoring 112-3. Paul Green also contributed with a useful 33 to seal victory for Winslow.
Westbury defeated Hinton in the Hedges A via a walkover.
Middleton Cheney B also defeated Evenley B via a walkover as both Hinton A and Evenley B were both sadly not able to raise a side.
By Darren Stanger
In the South Northants Division Three Syresham A remain in second place with a two wicket victory over fifth placed Sibford. David Beasley was the pick of the Syresham A bowlers taking a respectable 3-22 from his spell as Syresham A skittled Sibford all out for 128. Dan Hopkins continued his fine season with the ball taking 3-25.
Vignesh Viswanath hit a useful 29 as Syresham reached the target with 131-8. Dan Hopkins was unbeaten with 24 not out.
Sixth placed Gawcott & Hillesden lost by 76 runs to top of the table Wroxton A. Colin Piggott was the pick of the Gawcott bowlers taking 3-35 as Wroxton A were bowled all out for 233. Jonny Dale took 3-55.
In reply Colin Piggott was also in fine form with the bat hitting a useful 44 as Gawcott & Hillesden reached 157-6 but was not enough as Wroxton sealed victory. Arron Critchley had another fine innings with 33.
Eighth placed Maids Moreton had a fine 60 run victory over third placed Willoughby A. Matt Dale-Evans top scored with 30 not out as Maids Moreton hit a respectable 170-9. Arun Rajaraman also chipped in with a useful 27.
Maids Moreton bowlers were in superb form as Dan Taylor took a brilliant 4-7 as Maids skittled Willoughby A all out for 110. Dan Allen also bowled well from his spell taking 3-26.
Fourth placed Preston Bissett slipped up as they lost to ninth placed Bodicote A by 86 runs.
John Thurston continued his fine form with the ball taking 4-46 as Preston Bissett bowled Bodicote A all our for 210. Ed Selby-Lowndes took 2-44.
Despite Harin Sellehewa top scoring with a useful 36 for Preston Bissett, it was not enough as Preston were skittled all out for 124. Steve Judge chipped in with 30.
Wroxton top Division Three with 285 points with one game left to play, Syresham A remain close in second place with 273 points.
Braunston Paddox remain bottom and relegated to Division Four with 90 points.